The home county of Essex is a wonderful destination for a short break or a UK staycation, ideal for a long weekend or a spontaneous getaway. Located in the southeast of England, not too far from London, it’s also easy to reach by car or public transport.
The county is home to the historic towns of Colchester and Saffron Walden, as well as plenty of culture and history to explore. Take a trip to Chelmsford’s Hylands House, Colchester Castle, or Audley End House and Gardens. Alternatively, why not make the most of the beautiful Essex countryside and impressive coastline? Continue reading